Data Protection Policy

Anyone who wants to become familiarized with this website of ADCO, will have their data, be it personal and/or business, held as in accordance with the current data protection regulations. ADCO stores and processes personalized information of the user and this is only retrieved once it specifically relates to the process or for statistical purposes. User data are strictly confidential and handled in this way, and are never sold, leased or disclosed to a third party. For statistical purposes specific Access data and profile information concerning the use of this website are saved always anonymously. They are exclusively employed to improve visitor guidance on the website and to optimize the offering. It is not possible to deduce/trace either the identity or the usage pattern of the user. Personal data are only stored for as long as the user permits and by means of the authority he bestows upon ADCO with respects to the German Federal Data Protection Act. By using the communication offering of the ADCO website, the user acknowledges that this site is primarily meant to promote contact with potential new clients by arousing user interest in the services offered by ADCO. Before the transmission of data to ADCO, the user has to grant permission that they are in full agreement that the data can be used as described. The client is free to unsubscribe at any time, hence resulting in the deletion of the respective personal data, this can be done by either sending a request by e-mail to ADCO’s address info@adco.de or by letter to the postal address as above.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that allow device-specific information to be stored on the user’s access device (PC, smartphone or the like). They serve in particular to improve the user-friendliness of websites (e.g. storage of preferred language or login data). In addition, cookies can be used to collect statistical data relating to website use and analyse it for the purpose of improving the website. A basic distinction is made between temporary and permanent cookies. Temporary cookies only remain on the user’s computer for a certain period of time, for example only as long as the user is browsing the website or the browser is open. Permanent cookies remain stored on the hard disc until they are actively deleted by the user.
You can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers feature an option for limiting or completely preventing the installation of cookies. However, please be aware that our website’s usability, in particular its user-friendliness, may partly be limited without the use of cookies.

Please find more detailed information on browser configuration for your specific browser here:

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-site-preferences

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

IE11: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-10/edge-privacy-faqunder the heading “How can I clear and manage cookies in Microsoft Edge”

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US

Cookies help us better understand our visitors and consistently improve our websites. Visiting our websites is not associated with the collection of personal data that allows conclusions as to the identity of users. The data transmitted to us in the contact form will be kept confidential and will only be used for the intended purpose.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Further information can be found underhttp://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/tos.html(Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).